Mission Statement

"The mission of EI Dorado County Fire Safe Council is to protect the people of EI Dorado County and their property from the effects of catastrophic wildfire through education, cooperation, innovation and action."

COUNTY HAZARD TREE PROGRAM

COUNTY MAKES IT EASIER FOR MORE SENIORS TO QUALIFY FOR HAZARDOUS TREE REMOVAL PROGRAM FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Carla Hass August 29, 2018 530-621-4609 (PLACERVILLE, CA) –The County of El Dorado and the California Department of Forestry (CALFIRE) have agreed to expand and simplify the County’s Hazardous Tree Removal Program to benefit low-income senior property

EDC Fire Safe Council Awarded $1.7 Million !!!

We were notified on Friday, August 3rd that the El Dorado County Fire Safe Council was awarded four CAL FIRE grants totaling $1,739,538.  Two grants will benefit the entire western slope of the county, Residential Chipping and Green Waste removal and the Community Wildfire Protection Plan (CWPP).   Two other grants will benefit the communities of

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

THE EL DORADO COUNTY FIRE SAFE COUNCIL AND THE COLOMA LOTUS FIRE SAFE COUNCIL ARE SEEKING PROPOSALS FROM QUALIFIED CONTRACTORS TO PROVIDE ROADSIDE FUEL REDUCTION IN THE COLOMA LOTUS COMMUNITY IN EL DORADO COUNTY. Release Date: July 18, 2018, Mandatory Bidders meeting and site visit: 9:15am, Tuesday, July 31, 2018.  The meeting will begin at

Fuel Breaks Save Homes in Colorado

  Proactive fuel breaks protect nearly $1B in homes, infrastructure during CO wildfire Thursday, June 28, 2018 – 10:00 A helicopter drops water to cool off hot spots at the edge of a hazardous fuels treatment as the Buffalo Fire erupts on June 12, 2018. USDA photo. COLORADO—When the Buffalo Fire (link is external) sparked

Have a Safe 4th of July

Fireworks are Illegal in El Dorado County ALL fireworks are illegal in El Dorado County.  El Dorado County Municipal Code 8.08.050 states: “Any person who uses, discharges or possesses any fireworks within the unincorporated territory of the county is guilty of a misdemeanor”.  Violation of this law could result in 6 months of jail time

Outdoor Burning Suspended

June 8, 2018 CAL FIRE Suspends Burn Permits in Amador, El- Dorado, Sacramento